The Casper-Natrona County Health Department would like you to be more prepared in case of an emergency.  Resolve to do one thing every month for the next year, and we will guarantee you will be more prepared by the end of the year.  For easy to use calendar reminders and useful tips, go to and be more prepared in the coming year.


January’s 1 Thing is to understand what puts you at risk from disasters and take steps to lower your risk.

February’s 1 Thing is to have 72 hours (3 days) worth of water stored for your household.

March’s 1 Thing is to know how to respond safely when instructions are given to evacuate or take shelter.

April’s 1 Thing is to have an emergency food supply that will meet the needs of your household for three days without outside help.

May’s 1 Thing is to make sure the people who count on you are prepared for a disaster.

June’s 1 Thing is to be aware of and prepare for your family’s unique needs.

July’s 1 Thing is to have the ability to communicate with family members during a disaster.

August’s 1 Thing is to make your community stronger by getting trained and getting involved.

September’s 1 Thing is to make sure everyone in your household can receive, understand, and act on information received in an emergency.

October’s 1 Thing is to be able to safely meet your basic needs during an electrical outage.

November’s 1 Thing is to remember important items that may be overlooked when leaving your home in a disaster.

December’s 1 Thing is to be prepared to give first aid while waiting for an ambulance.